E-Procurement Ariba Punchout

E-Procurement Data Entry Guidelines







This document is designed to help you complete the required data fields on the Cisco Punchout Web site. We recommend that you print this document and refer to it while using the punchout site. Check the Data Sheet for additional details.
  Data Field on Cisco Punchout Web Site Helpful Tip Comments
PO Number Generated by Ariba Buyer The Ariba Buyer will generate this when the PR is approved and it will be sent when the PO is submitted to Cisco.
Requested Ship Date Optional If the PO is submitted to Cisco and the requested ship date is missing or has a date in the past, Cisco will populate this field with the next day's date to expedite your order. If your Ariba Buyer sends Cisco a need by date, that will be mapped to the requested ship date field within our system.
Purchase Type Required This information can be set in your Cisco Punchout defaults.
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Line Items Required If Line item is configurable, be sure to validate the configuration prior to transferring shopping cart back to the Ariba Buyer.
Bill To Required. Generated by Ariba Buyer This data will default from your Cisco.com user ID in the punchout site, however, the order will be booked with the Bill-To sent over on the Ariba PO.
Shipping Address Required. Generated by Ariba Buyer when Purchase Requisition is approved Shipping Address should NOT be entered into the Punchout site. It will be sent from the Ariba Buyer when the PR is approved. **There is an exception for Canadian customers. Please work with the Cisco team to understand the impacts.
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Bill To Required. Generated by Ariba Buyer This data will default from your Cisco.com user ID in the punchout site, however, the order will be booked with the Bill-To sent over on the Ariba PO.
Shipping Address Required. Generated by Ariba Buyer when Purchase Requisition is approved Shipping Address should NOT be entered into the Punchout site. It will be sent from the Ariba Buyer when the PR is approved. **There is an exception for Canadian customers. Please work with the Cisco team to understand the impacts.
Shipment Via Required This information can be set in your Cisco Punchout defaults.
Freight Terms Required This information can be set in your Cisco Punchout defaults.

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